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2017 travel planner: where to go on holiday … and when

Whether you’re looking for a dream holiday or a last-minute city break, here’s the lowdown on how to find bargains and late deals for all types of getaway from now until December<p><b>Book now: summer beach favourites</b><br>If you fancy a balmy beach holiday this summer, don’t take any chances. Last year, with …

Thomas Cook

The 12 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe for couples

With that in mind, a new report from Post Office Travel Money released today has unearthed the cheapest tourist hotspots in Europe.<p>To produce the ranking, Post Office Travel Money calculated several expenses for food and drink — including a three-course meal for two with a bottle of wine, a bottle …

What to do when meditation doesn’t work for you

Developing a regular mindfulness practice has always been a goal of mine. I’m an anxious person and I know it would help, but I’m more of a …

10 Free Online Marketing Courses to Try Today (Infographic)

Boost your marketing skills with these online resources -- for free.<p>An abundance of free resources are available online today, especially when it comes to marketing. Although sometimes it can be tricky to weed through them and get to the good stuff.<p>Look no further, because marketing software …

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …

Healthy Eating

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

9 WordPress Plugins Your Small Business Needs In 2016

If your small business uses WordPress (as more than 60% of websites do!), you probably already have a shortlist of go-to plugins that are essential. …

Web Design

How To Fund Your Startup: The Ultimate Startup Funding Guide

In my work as a consultant to entrepreneurs, the issue of startup funding and capital always comes up. I’ve yet to work with an entrepreneur who says …

This 32-year-old CEO shares the most common piece of advice she gives aspiring entrepreneurs

Cofounder Cassandra Stavrou, 32, came up with the idea for the company — which makes posh, healthy popcorn — while working at advertising agency BBH in London.<p>"3pm everyday people go and buy a snack," Stavrou told Business Insider. "Invariably they'd buy a chocolate bar and feel really guilty or …

Three Things Small Businesses Need To Do In The New Year

The holidays are officially behind us, which means folks are getting back to work and back to their routines. But what happens when your routine just isn’t cutting it for you? For many small business owners, routines can actually hurt you… or more specifically, your business… if you don’t allow …

Small Business

How to Focus: 5 Research-Backed Secrets to Concentration

A question a lot of us are struggling with these days is “how to focus.” Concentration seems hard. Why does everyone joke about having ADD? There’s a …

7 lies you tell yourself that could impact your success

Some of the lies are harmless, but others hold us back. Those lies manifest themselves in little habits and patterns for problem solving and getting work accomplished that only seem to be effective.<p>Give yourself a chance to rethink the things you 'know to be true' to help you move forward in a more …

Entrepreneurship

25 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Want to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.<p>In the Quora thread, “What would you do to be a little smarter every …

This Black Woman Is Turning The White Investing World On Its Head

Arlan Hamilton is investing in the brilliant startups traditional backers overlook.<p>Try to picture a prototypical tech investor. If you’re in the tech world already or if you watch “Silicon Valley” or read the business pages, you’re likely envisioning a genial-looking white guy. Maybe a little …

Vacation Habits Lead to Sustainable Happiness Year-Round

We all have a tendency to feel like we've somehow lost touch with ourselves and our joy when we are in transition or taking a big leap into something new. It's actually a good place to be, because it means you've stepped out of your comfort zone, learned a lot, grown and transformed to a new and …

Energized

11 Morning Habits That Will Change Your Life (And Make You More Creative)

<i>Your alarm clock goes off and it’s time to mindlessly shower, brush your teeth, eat breakfast, then head to work. Is that really all there is?</i>In …

8 Home Upgrades That Add Real Value

Remember: the whole package is far more valuable than the sum of its parts.<p>The possibilities are endless when it comes to remodeling and upgrading …

After leaving his 9-5 job, this 31-year-old built a company that's earned $1 million while he travels the world

It was a sales job, and with his commission he was able to earn up to $20,000 a month.<p>Ward, who was raised by a single mother in Northern Ireland, couldn't believe how much he was earning after years of hustling for cash. "I come from quite a poor family," he says. "It was crazy. Not having had …

Reader recommendation: Don Saro, a warm, knowledgeable guide to Sicily

ITALY<p>Don Saro was our guide in Palermo, Sicily, and in the towns our grandparents came from, and we were very pleased. He is knowledgeable and passionate about Sicily, warm and outgoing, fluent in English. He plans according to your wishes, with art, history and food all taken into account. You'll …

Ditch Work-Life Balance and Find Real Happiness: Part II

<b>Part II: Your Blissful Others</b><p>Well hello again!<p>The last time we met we discussed the notion that the real problem with work/life balance isn't that you can't achieve it.<p>It's that nobody can.<p>We talked about the fact that the idea of balancing our separate professional and personal life components …

Work-life Balance

Why Fear of Failure Is The Number One Thing Holding Back Entrepreneurs

How many Picassos, Dylans or Scorseses has the world lost because of fear of failure?<p>Failure is something every startup founder, both successful and not, has to deal with. Coping with failure can be an incredibly difficult obstacle. Since I began working with Startup Grind in 2010 I have listened …

57 Business Apps and Tools to Make Your Life Easier as an Entrepreneur

As an entrepreneur, you’re constantly looking for tools to help give you that edge above the competition.Whether that be a tool to manage your …

Russell Simmons' 'Meditation Made Simple' App Will Show You How It's Done

Entertainment entrepreneur Russell Simmons didn't find meditation -- meditation found him. What started as a yoga practice for the sake of meeting women ended up being a gateway into an enduring mindfulness practice that he's maintained for almost two decades.<p>Now, in his ongoing efforts to bring …

Russell Simmons

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

Consider this your weight-loss cheat sheet.<p>Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug? We surveyed 10 to find out which foods they swear by …

Weight Loss

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

Put these on your do-not-buy list.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and Emily Main and repurposed with permission from</i> Rodale News<i>.</i><p>What's the one food you refuse to eat? Peas? Tofu? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it's probably because you don't like the way it tastes, not necessarily …

Nutrition

Chris Martin, Ed Sheeran, Willie Nelson Join Stevie Wonder Tribute Concert

Coldplay‘s Chris Martin, Ed Sheeran, Willie Nelson, Usher and Janelle Monáe have all signed on to take part in <i>Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life</i> …

Mara Wilson Pens a Beautiful Tribute to Her Mrs. Doubtftire Dad Robin Williams

Former child star Mara Wilson, who memorably played Robin Williams’ daughter in <i>Mrs. Doubtfire</i>, said she was too devastated last week to talk openly …